Adults Programs

Sep 21

St. Paul Readers’ Circle

The St. Paul Readers’ Circle meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Paul Avenue Branch. 

We will be discussing:  

Sept. 21 - Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Oct. 19 - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Nov. 16 - Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman

Dec. 21 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Contact Robin for more information at: rharding@brantford.library.on.ca

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Sep 22

Giving Gratitude: A Card-Making Workshop for Beginners

This Thanksgiving, make handmade thank-you cards to give the special people in your life! Featuring Kelly Pulham (aka the Craftin’ Granny), an independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. Materials for two card designs are included.

Also join us for Holiday Giving: An Intermediate Card-Making Workshop

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

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Sep 22

BPL Chess Club (Ages: 8+)

Have you ever wanted to learn chess?  Here’s an opportunity to learn the game, or to practice the skills that you already have. A member of the Brantford Chess Club will offer basic  instruction and tips on how to improve your game. Just drop-in! 

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Sep 24

Onsite Settlement Specialist

YMCA Immigrant Services offers free settlement and integration services including information, referrals to community resources, one-to-one advice and mentorship, help accessing social and professional networks, and other ways to help you navigate Canadian life and culture. Just drop in, or call 519-752-4568 for more information. 

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Sep 24

Tech Time! Tech Help Clinics

Looking for help with e-books and audio-books or using our online services? Grab you latest gadget - tablet, e-reader, cell phone, laptop, MP3 player, and we'll get you started.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to make the drop in time then give us a call and “Book A Librarian” for
some one-on-one help.

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Sep 25

Lifescapes: A Memoir Writing Program Orientation

What are your stories? We meet biweekly for writing guidance and support before publishing an annual
anthology of short memoirs.

Watch for book launch coming on August 21st!

Please contact rharding@brantford.library.on.ca for more information.

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Sep 25

English Conversation Circles (Ages: 19+)

This program is for newcomers to Canada, 18 years and older, who want to improve their English speaking
skills and make new friends. A partnership of YMCA Immigrant Services - YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/ Brantford and Brantford Public Library. Supported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Call 519-752-4568 ext. 3645 for information.

Runs from September 11 to December 18. Program breaks for holidays and resumes on January 15. 

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Sep 26

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series

Every week will feature a new speaker and perspective on a topic of interest in the community.

Upcoming speakers include:
September 26 - David Chapman, Storm Chasing in Ontario
October 3 - Sujata Singh, The Climate Reality Project
October 10 – The Renaissance Quartet, Survival Skills for a String Quartet
October 17 – The Ontario Paranormal Society, Tales of Paranormal Investigation
October 24 - Steve Bredschneider, Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
October 31 - Jacques Pauwels, Images of War

November 7 – Heather McNally, Discover Brantford Municipal Airport
November 14 - Tarah Brookfield, Our Voices Must Be Heard
November 21 - Michelle Davis of Tweed Farms, Medicinal Cannabis
November 28 - David Neumann, Brantford: Taking the Long View

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